A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of
the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate,
graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on
two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of
Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus
culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division
I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across
the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated
doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent
of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.
Kennesaw State University has two campus locations located just north of metro Atlanta.
|1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
|1100 South Marietta Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30060
KSU Mission Statement
Kennesaw State University offers high-quality and productive undergraduate, graduate,
continuing education, and co-curricular programs. These include learning opportunities
in architecture, the arts, business, computing, education, engineering and engineering
technology, health and human services, honors experiences, humanities and social sciences,
interdisciplinary studies, leadership development, the natural and physical sciences,
study abroad, and other related disciplines. The University’s research, scholarship,
creative activities, and public service initiatives expand and apply knowledge, contribute
to economic development, and improve the quality of life in local communities, Georgia,
the nation, and the world.
The KSU community values open, honest, and thoughtful intellectual inquiry, innovative
and creative problem solving, professionalism, expertise, collaboration, integrity
and ethical behavior, engaged citizenship, global understanding, sustainability, mutual
respect, and appreciation of human and cultural diversity. The University community
strives continually to enhance student success, improve institutional quality, and
respond to public demand for higher education.
KSU Vision Statement
Kennesaw State University will be a world-class comprehensive university recognized
for its excellence in education, discovery, innovation, technology, and community
engagement at all levels from local to global. The KSU experience will empower the
members and graduates of the university community to have the vision, ability, and
courage to transform the future.